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Torrox unit, Torrox, Málaga, Andalusia, Spaini
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AndalusiaAutonomous Community
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° North , 3° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~7km
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate


Part of the Alpujárride complex of the Internal Zone of the Betic Cordillera. Metamorphically engaged pre-Triassic schists with microdiamond-included garnets.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933
Diamond
Formula: C
Reference: Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933
'Mica Group'
Reference: Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Reference: Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Diamond1.CB.10aC
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Diamond1.3.6.1C
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Mica Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
CCarbon
C DiamondC
OOxygen
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
AlAluminium
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
SiSilicon
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)

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Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933

External Links

- https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272274627_Petrology_of_microdiamond-bearing_schists_from_the_Torrox_unit_Betic_Cordillera_Spain - (PDF of Ruiz Cruz, M.D., Sanz De Galdeano, C. (2014): Petrology of microdiamond-bearing schists from the Torrox unit, Betic Cordillera, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25(6): 919-933)


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